Patricia L Conroy
Integrative study of the Northern European Ballad, with an emphasis on texts, performance, context, history, theory, genre classification, and interpretive approaches. Offered: jointly with C LIT 431.
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Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lecture and discussion.
No special background necessary.
Class assignments and grading